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Dimitrios Diamantaras
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Attended National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
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Great clip of Carl Jung talking about his first meeting with Sigmund Freud which took place on this day in 1907.

Free Jung info & resources --> www.all-about-psychology.com/carl_jung.html

Free Freud info & resources --> www.all-about-psychology.com/sigmund-freud.html
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It turns out that it can tell you a lot. This is what I took away from a very interesting talk given by Princeton sociologist, Janet Vertesi, on “the social life of robots.” As it turns out, it is not about the robots but about the people that control…
It turns out that it can tell you a lot. This is what I took away from a very interesting talk given by Princeton sociologist, Janet Vertesi, on “the social life of robots.” As it turns out, it is ...
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Check out this video on YouTube: he is one lucky guy with an excellent parachuting instructor.
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Ah, those fickle social sexist conventions.
 
A June 1918 article from the trade publication Earnshaw’s Infants’ Department said, “The generally accepted rule is pink for the boys, and blue for the girls. The reason is that pink, being a more decided and stronger color, is more suitable for the boy,…
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This is an organization near and dear to my heart, founded and run by very talented women whom I am fortunate to count as friends. Please watch this short video introduction and visit lyricfest.org for more information, including the upcoming Waxing Poetic concert.
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The active volcano in Vanuatu proved too much for the drones flying over the fiery, spitting pit of lava. Thankfully, the filmmakers were able to capture stunning videos and thousands of photographs before the drones were either consumed by the lava itself or damaged from the incredible amount of heat emanating from it. "It’s a glimpse into the center of the Earth," said Sam Cossman, an explorer and filmmaker on the mission. "It’s like listening ...
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+Dimitrios Diamantaras no argument there. The video is infact fantastic! Just no drone death... Giggles. 
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This post of mine in another blog I have, on a working paper by Acemoglu, Robinson, and Verdier, was easily the most read post I made on that blog. The paper had made a splash then and there were many comments. It claimed that the US had offered a better…
This post of mine in another blog I have, on a working paper by Acemoglu, Robinson, and Verdier, was easily the most read post I made on that blog. The paper had made a splash then and there were m...
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Originally posted on Pseudoerasmus:The roots of the present Greek crisis lie in the political transformation of the country during the 1980s. (Disclaimer: Although this post is about Greek fiscal behaviour, I am not taking Germany’s side. Lenders to the…
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International Women’s Day is March 8th

Start celebrating #IWD15 early by hearing from women leaders about how inspiring it is to work in tech. Explore the #WomenTechmakers program and learn how to get involved:  WomenTechmakers.com 
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Remember the self-slanting ice sheet from about an hour ago? Well, it's kept on turning around.
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I saw this while clearing the back steps of ice. I had nothing to do to move this ice sheet. The ice did it all by itself.
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  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
    Economics, 1976 - 1981
  • Athens University of Economics
    Economics, 1981 - 1983
  • University of Rochester
    Economics, 1984 - 1988
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Economic theorist, lover of song and opera, web fiddler, amateur computer programmer
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US naturalized citizen, originally from Greece. Economics professor, vocal music devotee, computer programming self-learner.

On Google+, according to my own actual recent practice, I like to share funny or just quirky items others post, techie items of interest, economics news with some commentary, technology items, and photos from others' posts. I have also started posting meatier updates on economics, technology, and my beloved Lyric Fest, a group that connects people through song in the greater Philadelphia area (see http://lyricfest.org).

While talking about my posting practice on Google+, I also would love you to follow this link to an excellent essay on how to be a good online commenter, by John Scalzi: http://whatever.scalzi.com/2012/09/18/how-to-be-a-good-commenter/
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Some of the most wonderful people in the world call me a friend; I survived 4 years in the Rochester, NY weather; I have performed several times with the Philadelphia Orchestra as a chorus member (of the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia).
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Associate Professor of Economics
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Public economics, social choice theory, microeconomics, game theory, mathematical economics, economics of networks.
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  • Temple University
    Associate Professor of Economics, present
  • Temple University
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Athens, Greece - Athens, Greece; Rochester, New York, USA; Philadelphia, Penssylvania, USA
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In Case You’ve Ever Wondered What Economic Sci-Fi Would Look Like…
www.economistsdoitwithmodels.com

In a recent article, labor economist David Autor was quoted as saying that “If we automate all the jobs, we’ll be rich—which means we’ll hav

Justin Fox
www.bloombergview.com

Justin Fox is a columnist writing about business. Prior to joining Bloomberg View, he was the editorial director of the Harvard Business Rev

Lawrence man creates 25-foot abominable snowman
www.myfoxboston.com

New Englanders are finding some creative uses for this winter's record snowfall.

Greece and the EU: a question of trust
coppolacomment.blogspot.com

I have been mulling over the terms of the agreement between Greece and the Eurogoup. Initially, I thought that Greece had ended up with an a

Benchmarking the Greece/Eurogroup Bailout Memo and Process | naked capit...
www.nakedcapitalism.com

A close reading of the Greece/Eurogroup bailout memo and what it means for the upcoming negotiations.

Boston mayor to residents: Stop jumping out of windows
www.pbs.org

Telling people not to jump out of their windows seems like reinforcing common sense, but in snow-ravaged Boston, stir-crazy residents don't

A Simple Model of Multiple Equilibrium Business Cycles
andolfatto.blogspot.com

Noah Smith has a nice piece here on Roger Farmer's view of the business cycle. The basic idea is that, absent intervention, economic slumps

Athenae Delenda Est
krugman.blogs.nytimes.com

What does the Eurogroup think it’s doing?

CHIMERAS: Brain mosaicism and altered gene copy numbers could explain Al...
chimerasthebooks.blogspot.com

I've tackled the problem of the missing heritability in the past, i.e. the fact that despite all the research on genetic studies and disease

Suspected terrorist attack on a free speech event in Copenhagen leaves o...
www.vox.com

One of the event's speakers tweeted about her speech being interrupted by gunfire.

“Fifty Shades of Grey” Review - The New Yorker
www.newyorker.com

You get dirtier talk in most action movies, and more genitalia in a TED talk on Renaissance sculpture than in “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Scott Walker’s yellow politics
www.washingtonpost.com

Why stop with the poor? Make anyone who wants taxpayer money first pee in a cup.

Fancy footwork
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AS THE West is loth to go to war against Russia over Ukraine, its main levers for persuading Vladimir Putin to back down are economic. And t

We have to stop blaming patients for overtesting and overtreating | The ...
theincidentaleconomist.com

I've had a ridiculously busy week, and so my blogging has been on the low side. Of course, I did manage to pull out a piece on The Upshot as

Politics and vaccinations: What experts say, and what people hear | The ...
www.economist.com

EVERY day seems to bring a new story of a politician saying something stupid or evasive about vaccines. Rand Paul frets that they might caus

How Elementary School Teachers’ Biases Can Discourage Girls From Math an...
www.nytimes.com

Early educational experiences have a quantifiable effect on the courses students choose later, a study shows.